FoodWIse is a program of the UW-Madison Division of Extension and operates in 71 of 72 Wisconsin counties.
FoodWIse advances healthy eating habits, active lifestyles and healthy community environments for families with limited incomes through nutrition education at the individual, community and systems levels.
FoodWIse is federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).
The FoodWIse family resources page has healthy ideas for feeding your family, quick tips in the kitchen, and budgeting for food and much more.
How FoodWIse Can Help
FoodWIse employs a combination of evidence-based strategies designed to promote changes for individuals, communities, and environments to help make the healthy choice the easy choice.
- Expose people to new fruits and vegetables and why they are important.
- Teach parents how to plan and prepare healthy meals.
- Empower families with limited financial resources to choose healthful diets and become more food secure by spending food dollars wisely.
- Support communities in making the healthy choice, the easy choice where people live, learn, work and play.
Contact your local county extension office to find FoodWIse lessons and resources in your area.
Who We Serve
- Parents and caregivers of children
- School-aged youth
- Children in early care and education programs
- Adults without children
- Older adults
To find out more about FoodShare and other Nutrition, Health, and Childcare programs go to: http://access.wisconsin.gov